If you crave the burn and you're into hard-core, heavy-metal, double-bass drumming, Hudson Music's new Turn It Up & Lay It Down: Double Pedal Metal combo pack will get your toes tapping and light your feet on fire. The pack features the popular Double Pedal Metal play-along CD with 14 super-heavy tracks in the styles of drum Gods such as Jason Bittner (Shadows Fall), Chris Adler (Lamb Of God), Vinnie Paul (Pantera), Lars Ulrich (Metallica), Mike Wengren (Disturbed) and Dave Lombardo (Slayer) plus an all-new book and free online downloads.
Expanding on the success of the Turn It Up & Lay It Down series of play-along CDs created by Spencer Strand, the Double Pedal Metal book by Steve Kilgallon contains charts along with easy, intermediate and advanced groove suggestions, fill variations, and tons of hints and tips. The book also examines and explains the advanced styles and techniques that are being played by the world's heaviest drummers and bands.
The book and play-along CD are further augmented by studio-quality audio files of the sample beats in the book that are posted on the hudsonmusic.com website. The free bonus MP3s are available through an access code that is included with the combo pack and are downloadable to computers, iPods and other MP3 devices. When used in combination, the DPM book, companion CD and online tracks provide a complete, integrated, truly comprehensive method for progressive drummers.
Double Pedal Metal is the perfect way for young drummers to get started on developing their feet and hands yet a challenge for seasoned pros; whether they play double pedal or double bass drums. DPM also represents the first in a series of Hudson's new Turn It Up & Lay It Down play-along packs with each title aimed at providing drummers of all ages and abilities with a fun, hands-on, multi-media approach to learning grooves, fills, and musical concepts for a variety of different styles.
View free excerpts and audio clips at the Hudson website.